Archives For Ethics

Tax avoidance firms will be banned from major government contracts

When did being lowly paid become a criminal offence?

Who takes the harshest anti-welfare line? Those on state benefits

‘I want a world where disabled people are valid sexual partners’

Horsemeat scandal highlights murky trade in farm animals

Facebook accused of making payments to ‘independent’ charity advising it on child protection


Are British-made clothes more sustainable?

British sugar giant caught in global tax scandal

Shocking figures reveal the growth in UK’s wealth gap

The UK farming crisis: which crisis do you mean?

Ethiopia dam project is devastating the lives of remote indigenous groups

Indian investors are forcing Ethiopians off their land

54 bonded labourers recovered near Kunri

‘Some of the emails I’ve had are simply appalling’: MPs complain of vitriolic lobbying ahead of historic vote

Amazon Unpackaged

From Arab Spring to global revolution

It is hard to trust GM when it is in the grip of a few global giants

Inequality for All – another Inconvenient Truth?

This Equality obsession is mad, bad and very dangerous

Jackpot! Bookies avoid £1bn tax

South Africa’s only black billionaire donates half his fortune to charity

Enough Food For Everyone IF governments stop big companies dodging tax in poor countries, so millions of people can free themselves from hunger

Shell verdict will determine whether other firms could be tried for oil spills

Everything is about to change forever: My experience of gender dysphoria

When the rich are born to rule, the results can be fatal

Britain’s loneliness epidemic

Tax return done? Nah, I’ve offshored myself

Starbucks threatens Cameron after ‘unfair’ tax attacks

Apple pledges to eradicate child labour from technology supply industry

Child labour uncovered in Apple’s supply chain

Food shopping is full of ethical grey areas. Be careful what you buy – or fish will be a luxury

Lush hasn’t lost it sparkle

Shwop til you drop: M&S and Oxfam take ‘freecycling’ to the masses

Can Crowdfunding Unlock an Off-Grid Solar Revolution?

New report shows growth potential for UK food co-ops and buying groups

Local Economic Resilience

Why I’m trans … and a feminist

A newspaper for people with learning disabilities was a lightbulb moment

If … we have a joint campaign to fight hunger, what will change?

How can YOU help cut down on food waste?

Google’s $50bn year: search giant reports record revenues

Google: ‘tax controversy has not deterred users’

Julie Burchill and the Observer

‘Buddy’ scheme to give more multinationals access to ministers

Only boycott for change, not to keep things the same

The battle that men who aren’t sexist must fight

Eritrea mining investors risk violating human rights, warns report